21 Must-Read Books for 12th Graders by Authors of Color

From contemporary and historical fiction to science fiction and fantasy, including Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao, these 21 books are must-reads for 12th graders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-03 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Realistic YA Book Not Set in the U.S., UK, or Canada

We're recommending books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a realistic YA book not set in the U.S., UK, or Canada. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-04 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Duchess of Cornwall launches Reading Room book club

The Duchess of Cornwall has launched a book club-style online hub of reading recommendations and author interviews on Instagram. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-03 13:08:55 UTC ]
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15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-30 11:34:00 UTC ]
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We Keep the Dead Close by Becky Cooper, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Author and narrator Becky Cooper’s true-crime audiobook, We Keep the Dead Close, chronicles... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-30 09:46:52 UTC ]
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I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Actress and comedian Rachel Bloom narrates her own memoir, I Want to Be Where the Normal... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-29 09:46:38 UTC ]
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The 10 most-read book reviews of 2020

Bestsellers, celebrities and Trump satires were of particular interest this year. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-28 13:19:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio strikes two-book deal with Wolf Road author Lewis

Hodder Studio is publishing the next two novels by Beth Lewis, author of debut The Wolf Road, starting with "powerful novel" The Origins of Iris, which touches on themes of self-discovery and survival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 05:11:55 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An SFF Anthology Edited by a Person of Color

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an SFF anthology edited by a person of color. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-18 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Nonfiction Book About Anti-Racism

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read nonfiction books about anti-racism. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-09 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates says to read these 5 books for ‘a change of pace’ this holiday season

The billionaire philanthropist offers some recommendations to get you through the final stretches of quarantine. While Bill Gates’s 2020 summer reading list concentrated on the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Microsoft founder opted for a “change of pace” in considering his... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-08 11:00:59 UTC ]
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Six book subscription boxes that solve the problem of what to read next

Book subscriptions from indies around the country are ideal for gifting — to yourself or someone else. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-07 13:00:00 UTC ]
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10 books to read in December

If you still have holiday shopping to do, perhaps one of these books will fit the bill. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-01 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Thanksgiving is a time to grieve, read and remember. Two new books capture the mood.

Two recently published and appealingly idiosyncratic memoirs reflect this week’s autumnal spirit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Which books make the best gifts? Authors weigh in.

Rumaan Alam, Janet Evanovich and Glennon Doyle, among other writers, are here to help with your holiday shopping. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-20 16:53:51 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Book Lights for Late-Night Reading

The best book lights can make great holiday gifts or stocking stuffers for the book lover in your life. Here are ten of the best. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-20 11:37:00 UTC ]
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21 new books to buy from your local indie today.

You know what they say: November is the new December! When’s the best time to support your local bookstore and get holiday gifts? Well, there’s no time like the present. (Get it?) (I’m sorry.) (But seriously, support your favorite indie and check out these new books!) * Jonathan Lethem, The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 19:44:02 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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